Shell Eco-Marathon is a global competition for high school and university teams that provides a collaborative platform to get hands-on experience in achieving ultra-energy efficiency. Over 35 years, Shell Eco-Marathon consistently brought to life Shell's mission of powering progress and opening new windows by providing cleaner energy solutions. The global academic program combines science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Students from across the globe design, build and operate some of the world's most energy-efficient vehicles. All in the name of collaboration and innovation, as students' bright ideas help to shape a lower carbon future for all.
In 2023, regional competitions will again take center stage to allow teams to compete against a broader range of participants from more countries. Shell Eco-Marathon competitions are divided into four sections from All over the world. Shell Eco-Marathon contains Regional Competitions, Local Events, World Championship Series, and Autonomous competitions. The Regional Competitions are divided into three regions. Shell Eco-Marathon America region is held in The United States. The Asia Pacific and Middle East regions are held in Indonesia. For the last area, Europe and Africa, the competitions are held in France. The following section is the Local Events. This is the first time Shell Eco-Marathon has had local events in Brazil and China. There is also an off-track competition in Shell Eco-Marathon called the Autonomous Programming Competition. Shell Eco-marathon Autonomous Competitions were held to create a challenging new competitive arena for student teams to get hands-on experience with autonomous technology and introduce new ways to help achieve energy efficiency. After all the on-track competitions, Winning teams at the regional level and local events head-to-head with one another in an exciting race for speed and efficiency on the global World Championship finale. These competition series are for competing teams in the Urban Concept category and prototype category.
Sapuangin hopes in this year's Shell Eco-Marathon that, we can continue our positive trend by maintaining and improving in off-track and on-track competitions. To preserve and enhance our positive direction, we have researched new technologies to help Sapuangin achieve champions. Sapuangin also hopes to compete in the Drivers' world championship again and bring back our glory days.